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OneDiagnostics – KIT starts social diagnostic enterprise

Publication date: 8 September 2014

KIT is starting up an enterprise with the name OneDiagnostics. A non-profit company that develops and markets tests for the diagnosis of poverty related illnesses. Infectious diseases have a global…

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Ebola outbreak highlights need for investment in global healthcare

Publication date: 1 September 2014

The recent outbreak of ebola underlines just how calamitous infectious diseases can be, and not only for the immediate victims. Viruses are oblivious to national borders, while humans cross them regularly for their work or pleasure or as refugees. KIT alumnus Bart Waalewijn, a tropical doctor stationed in Sierra Leone, was recently forced to return to the Netherlands with his wife and child as a result of the current outbreak.

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WHO recognizes KIT’s role in Better Labs for Better Health

Publication date: 2 June 2014

Recently KIT Biomedical Research received particularly rewarding news: the World Health Organization (WHO) decided to appoint KIT Biomedical Research as WHO Collaborating Centre for Laboratory Strengthening. This unique designation, for…

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Change of Board at KIT

Publication date: 7 May 2014

The Board of Governors is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Schneiders as KIT’s new Director from the 1st of June, 2014. Schneiders is a career banker with extensive…

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KIT anno 2014

Publication date: 1 April 2014

Today KIT is entering into a new phase, with a clear focus on research, consultancy and training. From April 1st 2014, the Tropenmuseum will still be still located in the…

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